Tag: caffeine

Caffeine Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lead to Child's Weight Gain, Claims New Study

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health looked into the effects of pregnant mothers' caffeine intake on the health of their children. Over 50,000 pregnant women and their children were monitored from 2002 to 2008 for the study.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

Is Caffeine Good For The Heart? Yes, Says New Study

Regular caffeine consumption may be good for the heart after all, according to a new study that looked into the relationship between caffeine and arrhythmias. Beware of energy drinks, though.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018

Caffeine Crackdown: FDA Takes Step To Block Consumer Sales Of Pure Caffeine In Bulk

Since 2015, the FDA has been cracking down on the sales of pure caffeine. A new guidance will make selling pure caffeine in bulk unlawful.

Public Health April 14, 2018

Drinking Four Cups Of Coffee A Day May Have Health Benefits

Listen up, coffee addicts: A new search says that drinking three to four cups of coffee per day might be good for you. It apparently lowers risks of heart disease, premature death, and some cancers.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 23, 2017

Mixing Energy Drink And Alcohol Poses Serious Risks

Mixing alcohol and energy drinks can lead to potentially deadly health effects such as alcohol poisoning. Here are the other health risks associated with drinking these caffeinated energy boosters.

Public Health November 17, 2017

Wife Claims Excessive Energy Drink Consumption Left Hole In Husband's Skull

A new mother claims her husband suffered from brain hemorrhage and was left with a hole in the skull from excessive consumption of energy drinks. What are the potential dangers of energy drink consumption?

Public Health October 15, 2017

National Coffee Day: The Good, The Bad, And The Free

Here are some of the shops giving out free coffee on National Coffee Day. Before going on your coffee run, learn the health benefits and risks of the world's leading beverage.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 29, 2017

Caffeine Alters Sweet Taste Perception And Makes You Crave For Sweets: Study

Caffeine can alter the way we taste food for a period afterward. Although a temporary effect, this means that the taste perception of food or beverages consumed right after caffeine is likely altered.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 26, 2017

Drinking Coffee Helps You Live Longer, Pair Of New Studies Confirm

Two new large studies published Monday, July 10, showed a link between coffee and longer life through reducing the risk of death from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, or even cancer. Coffee benefits held up even if one drank a decaffeinated cup.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 11, 2017

South Carolina Teen Dies From Caffeine Overdose: How Much Is Too Much Caffeine?

Last month, 16-year-old Davis Allen Cripe collapsed in class because of caffeine overdose leading to probable arrhythmia. How much caffeine is enough to result in caffeine intoxication, and how does one stay in the safe limit?

Healthy Living/Wellness May 17, 2017

Caffeine Overdose Blamed For Death Of 16-Year-Old Teen

A highschool student collapsed in his class after drinking three caffeinated beverages over a period of two hours. The coroner said that the teenager died due to caffeine-induced heart event.

Public Health May 16, 2017

One Cup Of This Coffee Can Cause Irregular Heartbeat: Other Dangerous Caffeinated Products That Can Potentially Kill You

Experts warned that too much of Black Insomnia coffee could cause cardiac arrhythmia. Here are other products whose caffeine content may cause potential health risks and possibly death.

Public Health April 2, 2017

Black Insomnia: World's Strongest Coffee Contains Dangerously High Levels Of Caffeine

Lab test revealed that the world's strongest coffee contains 17.5 grams of caffeine per kilogram. How does the Black Insomnia Coffee fare when compared with Starbucks and other brands?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

Your Coffee Habit Could Be Protecting You Against Dementia

Need a reason to justify your coffee habit? Here’s one: your regular dose of caffeine could be protecting you against dementia, according to research from Indiana University.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 2017

Cocoa, Caffeine Go Together To Boost Attention, Ease Anxiety, Says Study

Separately, cocoa and caffeine have benefits but researchers have shown that combining the two also produces positive health effects. Looks like those who love their mocha lattes are on to something!

Healthy Living/Wellness March 4, 2017

US Department Of Defense Warns Soldiers About Consuming Too Much Energy Drink

Health experts in the U.S. military warn servicemen about the dangers of drinking too much energy drink. This type of beverage contains high amounts of caffeine and sugar, which could cause serious damage to the body.

Public Health December 31, 2016

Can People Be Addicted To Caffeine?

A man's fight to clear his name of DUI charges raises a question about one of the world's most popular beverage: coffee. What does this incident tell us about the effects of caffeine on the human body?

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2016

How To Reduce Risks Of Dementia? Ladies, Have A Cup (Or Three) Of Coffee A Day

Researchers have discovered that caffeine may have a hand in reducing dementia risk in women. Sounds like a great reason for a coffee break, right ladies?

Healthy Living/Wellness October 7, 2016

Caffeine Compounds Show Potential In Treating Parkinson’s Disease

Caffeine-based chemical compounds are capable of halting the progression of Parkinson’s disease, reports a recent study. Meanwhile, caffeine is also found to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in older women.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 3, 2016

Are You Sleep-Deprived? Caffeine Is Not Enough To Boost Your Mental Performance

A caffeine fix has long been the crutch for the sleep-deprived. However, new research suggests that drinking coffee may not be enough to boost a person's mental performance after multiple days of insufficient sleep.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 22, 2016

Drinking More Coffee Daily May Help Fight Fatty Liver Disease: Study

Coffee might be strong enough to protect you from fatty liver diseases, reveals a recent study. The findings were presented at the International Liver Congress in Barcelona by the research team.

Life April 14, 2016

Coffee And Pregnancy: Couple's High Caffeine Intake Linked To Higher Miscarriage Risk

Consuming too much coffee or tea prior to and during the early weeks of pregnancy may increase miscarriage risk. Women whose partners drink too much caffeinated drinks are also more likely to miscarry.

Life March 25, 2016

Enjoy That Cup: New Study Suggests Caffeine Does Not Cause Palpitations

Coffee lovers have a new reason to enjoy their cup as researchers found no association between caffeine intake and palpitations. The study challenges existing medical belief that consumption of caffeine can result in an irregular heart rhythm that may lead to future health problems.

Life January 27, 2016

Drinking Coffee May Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Coffee can help lazy people stick with their fitness plans and reach their fitness goals. According to a study, caffeine can help coax people into choosing healthy choices such as taking a walk instead of watching TV during their leisure time.

Life January 15, 2016

Too Much Caffeinated Soft Drinks Can Kill: Man In Japan Dies Of Caffeine Intoxication

A forensic probe showed that a Japanese man in his 20s died from caffeine overdose after his constant use of caffeinated soft drinks to ward off fatigue. Caffeine intoxication is also a real threat to Americans, according to studies.

Life December 23, 2015

Skipping Coffee Causes Changes In Your Brain Connections

For 18 months, Stanford psychologist Russell Poldrack scanned his brain for 10 minutes to map brain connections. He found that caffeine consumption or the lack thereof significantly changed brain connectivity.

Life December 15, 2015

Silicon Valley Workers Take 'Microdoses' Of LSD To Boost Productivity

LSD is known to induce a certain kind of high. Apart from achieving this sensation, a report reveals that the drug is also used in microdoses by Silicon Valley workers to boost productivity.

Life November 30, 2015

Drinking Five Cups Of Coffee A Day Could Be Key To Longer Life: How To Make Your Coffee Healthier

A study found regular coffee drinkers have lower chances of dying from various diseases, but not all cups are made equal. Explore your love for the world's favorite dark bittersweet liquid the healthy way.

Life November 18, 2015

Steem Peanut Butter Contains Twice The Caffeine Found In Cup Of Coffee: What Are The Risks For Consumers?

A single 2-tablespoon serving of Steem peanut butter has more caffeine than one serving of concentrated Red Bull. A U.S. senator says the product poses serious health risks among children and pregnant women.

Life November 12, 2015

Bees Are Caffeine Addicts, And Some Flowers Are Happy to Oblige

Some flowers attract bees to lower-quality nectar by spiking it with caffeine, researchers find. Bees will ignore flowers with better nectar in favor of getting a caffeine buzz, they say.

October 16, 2015

Coffee And Other Caffeinated Drinks Can Help With Jet Lag: Here’s How It Works

Coffee can do more than give an energy boost, which can also explain why it can help when dealing with jet lag, new study says.

Life September 25, 2015

Coffee Confuses Your Body's Internal Clock: Here's How

Drinking coffee in the evening does not just prevent sleep. Caffeine can also make it difficult to get up at the right time the next morning because it disrupts the body's internal clock.

Life September 17, 2015

FDA Sends Warning Letters To Producers Of Pure Powdered Caffeine

pure powdered caffeine may pose severe health threats to the public. With this, the U.S. FDA issued warning letters to five companies that were found to manufacture the said products.

Life September 2, 2015

Want To Improve Your Golf Score By Two Strokes? A Cup Of Coffee Might Help

Researchers conducted a small study and found that taking caffeine supplements equivalent to one cup of coffee before each game helps golfers score better by two strokes. The caffeine group in the experiment also reported less fatigue and more energy.

Sports August 29, 2015

Coffee Drinkers May Have Better Chance Of Avoiding Colon Cancer Recurrence

Coffee consumption of four cups a day or more could improve odds of colon cancer not returning, a study suggests. Less consumption offers less benefit, researchers find.

Life August 24, 2015

Coffee Could Reduce Risk Of Erectile Dysfunction - Talk About A Pick-Me-Up!

Erectile dysfunction can be reduced by consuming caffeine, a new study shows. Could coffee act as nature's Viagra?

Life May 20, 2015

Latest Energy Drink Study Confirms Link To Increased Blood Pressure

Energy drinks may raise resting blood pressure and effect heart rate in young people. Energy drink consumption is on the rise despite the risks associated with them.

Life March 16, 2015

Drinking Coffee Regularly May Reduce Risk Of Multiple Sclerosis

Coffee addicts have one more reason why a daily cup of joe is good for the health: it offers protection against risks of multiple sclerosis.

Life February 27, 2015

Toxic Chemicals In Caffeine And Nicotine May Protect Bumblebees Against Intestinal Parasites

Toxic chemicals known as secondary metabolites, which are found in certain plants including coffee and tobacco, can reduce intestinal infection in bees by as much as 81 percent.

Animals February 20, 2015

Study Claims Energy Drinks Are Making Kids More Hyperactive

According to new research, children who consume energy drinks and other sugary beverages are more at risk for hyperactive and inattention that children who don't.

Internet Culture February 9, 2015

Coffee Can Lower Risk Of Endometrial Cancer: Should You Start Drinking More?

A new study has found an association between drinking more coffee and reduced risks for endometrial cancer, but this does not mean that women should go ahead and increase their caffeine intake. Here are some reasons why.

Life February 9, 2015

Love Coffee? Learn How To Make Most Popular Coffee Drinks From Across The Globe In Three Minutes [Video]

Take a caffeine-fueled trip around the world with some of these international coffee concoctions.

Internet Culture February 5, 2015

How To Master The Art Of The Productive Power Nap

Taking a power nap can actually increase productivity at work, and more companies support employees taking ten minutes to recharge their batteries. Here's how to master the art of napping.

Feature January 29, 2015

Drinking Coffee Lowers Your Risk of Malignant Melanoma, Says Study

A cup of joe in the morning may help you keep skin cancer away.

Life January 21, 2015

Parents of Teen Who Died from Caffeine Overdoes Seek Ban on Caffeine Powder

Without proper labels, it’s easy to go beyond recommended doses. The FDA is being petitioned then to focus more on powdered caffeine and the danger it brings.

Life December 10, 2014

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